Kibbi Balls in Garbanzo-Tahini Sauce

Kibbi Arnabiyeh (kib-bee ar-na-bee-yee)

Preparation info

  • 1 Dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

The nutty flavor of the citrus-infused tahini sauce combined with tender steamed onions and garbanzo beans makes for a unique taste sensation. The delicately flavored kibbi balls filled with minced meat and pine nuts sautéed with the creamy garbanzo-tahini sauce will have you coming back for more.


Specialty Ingredients

  • Tahini, found at specialty markets or online.


    Prepare Ahead

    This dish can be prepared up to 2 days in advance and refrigerated. You can prepare the raw kibbi balls days to weeks in advance and freeze them until needed. Cook them directly from the freezer as described below.